Roll On, Columbia: To the Pacific : A Historical Novel (To the Pacific/Bill Gulick, Bk 1)

By: Gulick, Bill

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New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. Signed by both the author and noted artist Norman Adams who created the painting used as the dj art Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 504 p. Roll On, Columbia, 1. Audience: General/trade. Bill Gulick s writing career, spanning more than six decades, is truly remarkable. He has written twenty-seven novels, eight nonfiction books and several plays. He was a regular contributor to Saturday Evening Post and other national magazines. His stories have become major motion pictures starring screen legends Burt Lancaster and Jimmy Stewart. A list of his literary friends reads like a Who's Who of Western Writing Elmer Kelton, A. B. Guthrie, Max Evans, Don Coldsmith, Norman Fox, Tommy Thompson, William McCleod Raine, Nelson Nye and his mentor, Walter Stanley Vestal Campbell. Gulick is considered one of the foremost authorities on Pacific Northwest history. Gulick, a University of Oklahoma graduate, began his career writing for the Saturday Evening Post with a story about the Oregon Trail. He later went on to turn the story into the novel, Hallelujah Trail. story was picked up by Hollywood along with two more of his stories, Bend of the River and Road to Denver. After nine months in Greenwich Village ( 43-44), he married Jeanne Abbot and began writing for Liberty, Colliers, and Esquire along with Saturday Evening Post. It was shortly after the success of Bend of the River that Jeanne and Bill moved to Walla Walla, WA, where Bill still lives, though Jeanne passed on in 2001. After 64 years as a writer, Bill has 35 books to his credit; 28 of which are novels. Almost the entirety of his work encompasses the Northwest. He is a close friend of my father, David Cosby, owner of Earthlight Books. We have inherited a large amount of his personal library and made it available online, including books signed by and to Mr. Gulick.


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The first volume of Gulick's epic of Northwestern history takes the reader on a harrowing sea voyage around Cape Horn to establish a fur trading post at the mouth of the Columbia River. Historical adventure of the highest order. -- Max Evans

Title: Roll On, Columbia: To the Pacific : A Historical Novel (To the Pacific/Bill Gulick, Bk 1)

Author Name: Gulick, Bill

Categories: Fiction & Literature,

Publisher: Univ Pr of Colorado: 1997-06-01

ISBN Number: 0870814257

ISBN Number 13: 9780870814259

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: Alibris0002540